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This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose - Washington Post
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:03:24 GMT

International Business Times

This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose
Washington Post
The U.S. military is closing in on the end of its long war in Afghanistan, and Washington has spent $7.6 billion trying to reduce the production of poppy, the brilliantly blooming plant whose resin is made into heroin and other opioids. The legacy thus ...
Billions Of American Dollars Fail To Halt Thriving Poppy Production In AfghanistanInternational Business Times
US watchdog: Afghanistan poppy production at record levels despite ...Stars and Stripes
Fight against Afghanistan's opium trade is failing, US report saysLos Angeles Times
Washington Times -Daily News & Analysis
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The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now Its Breaking Them - Daily Beast
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:03:04 GMT

BBC News

The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now Its Breaking Them
Daily Beast
KABUL, Afghanistan — The girls of Afghanistan have been betrayed. When Taliban rule ended almost 13 years ago, international donors rushed in to promise that young women would no longer be denied an education. Western governments spent a decade ...
A (fighting) season to remember in AfghanistanWashington Post (blog)
Afghanistan conflict: Life inside a Taliban strongholdBBC News
Haqqani Leaders Detained in Persian Gulf, Not Inside AfghanistanWall Street Journal
U.S. News & World Report -NDTV -Port Huron Times Herald
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Iran and India's Road to Afghanistan - Indian Express
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:08:21 GMT

National Turk English

Iran and India's Road to Afghanistan
Indian Express
Delhi, which long chafed at Pakistan's refusal to provide overland access to Afghanistan, viewed the Chabahar port as a credible alternative to gaining physical access to Afghanistan. Land-locked Kabul, whose only route to the sea is through Pakistan, ...
Afghanistan to find new sea routes through Iran's Chabahar portKhaama Press
India approves plan to develop Iran's Chahbahar portNational Turk English
Cabinet approves Iran port projectThe Hindu

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Claims soldier pulled handgun on ASIS agent in Afghanistan to be investigated - Sydney Morning Herald
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:07:03 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

Claims soldier pulled handgun on ASIS agent in Afghanistan to be investigated
Sydney Morning Herald
The watchdog that oversees Australia's spy agencies is investigating an incident in which a special forces soldier is reported to have pulled a gun on an Australian Secret Intelligence Service officer during a drinking session in Afghanistan. The claim ...
Special forces soldier pulled handgun on Australian spy during drinking ...ABC Online
Special Forces Soldier, Spy, Handgun, Drinking Session, Afghanistan ...International Business Times AU
Special forces soldier drew gun on Australian spy in AfghanistanThe Australian

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A New Start for Afghanistan: 5 Massive Challenges That Will Decide Its Future - The National Interest Online
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:16:06 GMT

The National Interest Online

A New Start for Afghanistan: 5 Massive Challenges That Will Decide Its Future
The National Interest Online
The inauguration of Afghanistan's unity government two weeks ago was a historic event, marking the country's first peaceful, democratic transition. It was by no means inevitable. After an election marred by massive fraud and a contentious and ...
Turkish President Erdogan pays historic visit to AfghanistanHurriyet Daily News
Turkey to bring Afghanistan, Pakistan closer: Erdoganwww.worldbulletin.net
Turkish president arrives in AfghanistanThe Daily Star
Khaleej Times -Xinhua
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Skiing in Afghanistan – it's one hour up and two minutes down - The Guardian
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:28:26 GMT

The Guardian

Skiing in Afghanistan – it's one hour up and two minutes down
The Guardian
Pointing at the cliffs where the 6th-century statues were dynamited and destroyed by the Taliban in 2001, he explains: “When you live in a country like Afghanistan, you have a different way of thinking about danger. I think this is another one of the ...



John Oliver: Shitty US Visa Process Traps Translators in Afghanistan - Gawker
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:12:30 GMT

Wonkette

John Oliver: Shitty US Visa Process Traps Translators in Afghanistan
Gawker
The U.S. military relies on local interpreters in Afghanistan to do important, possibly life-saving things like translating warnings about IEDs. And, in return, the Afghan translators get targets on their backs and the chance to live in fear of the day ...
John Oliver hits hard 6:36am ETThe Week Magazine
John Oliver: Congratulations, You Get To Come To America. Or Not. (Video)Wonkette (satire)
Oliver Tackles the 'Kafkaesque' Reasons We Can't Get U.S. Visas for Mideast ...Mediaite

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Government OKs Czech troops to stay in Afghanistan - Stars and Stripes
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:39:41 GMT

Khaama Press

Government OKs Czech troops to stay in Afghanistan
Stars and Stripes
PRAGUE — The Czech defense ministry says the government has approved its plan to keep troops in Afghanistan for at least two more years. The ministry said in a statement Monday that up to 350 soldiers will be deployed in Afghanistan in 2015 and 2016 ...
Czech govt approves plan to keep troops in Afghanistan until 2016Khaama Press

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Afghanistan anti-corruption task force shuttered amid U.S. troop drawdown - Washington Times
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:09:57 GMT

Washington Times

Afghanistan anti-corruption task force shuttered amid U.S. troop drawdown
Washington Times
John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa hearing on Examining U.S ...

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An artist in Afghanistan: 'To tell the story, you've got to take risks' - The Guardian
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:31:45 GMT

The Guardian

An artist in Afghanistan: 'To tell the story, you've got to take risks'
The Guardian
A female war artist has spent five years travelling across Afghanistan and living alongside British soldiers and Afghan families to try to capture on canvas the humanity of those in the firing line. Arabella Dorman, 39, from London said: “I definitely ...




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